Associations to the word «Sector»


SECTOR, noun. Section
SECTOR, noun. Zone (designated area).
SECTOR, noun. (geometry) part of a circle, extending to the center
SECTOR, noun. (computing) fixed-sized unit (traditionally 512 bytes) of sequential data stored on a track of a digital medium (compare to block)
SECTOR, noun. (military) an area designated by boundaries within which a unit operates, and for which it is responsible
SECTOR, noun. (military) one of the subdivisions of a coastal frontier
SECTOR, noun. (science fiction) a fictional region of space designated for navigational or governance purposes; for instance, W:Sector (Star Trek), W:List of Star Wars sectors
SECTOR, noun. (calculation) an instrument consisting of two rulers of equal length joined by a hinge[1]
SECTOR, noun. A field of economic activity

Dictionary definition

SECTOR, noun. A plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle.
SECTOR, noun. A social group that forms part of the society or the economy; "the public sector".
SECTOR, noun. A particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life".
SECTOR, noun. The minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.
SECTOR, noun. A portion of a military position.
SECTOR, noun. Measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end.

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